Phoenix City Council Authorizes Development Agreement With Republic Services And CityNorth To Negotiate New Headquarters

New 240,000 square-foot sustainable workspace to support company’s growth


PHOENIX, AZ (June 14, 2023) – Republic Services, Inc., a leader in the environmental services industry has committed to relocating its corporate headquarters to a new, customized build at CityNorth in Phoenix, Arizona. This location is just minutes from the company’s current headquarters. Approximately 1,000 team members will work at the new campus.

“Republic Services is one of Arizona’s most celebrated business success stories,” said Governor Katie Hobbs. “For decades, Republic Services has been a national environmental services leader that prioritizes sustainability while making a positive impact in Arizona communities. I would like to thank Jon Vander Ark and the entire Republic Services team for their continued commitment to Arizona with this new headquarters and look forward to supporting their future success.”

Republic Services merged with Phoenix-based Allied Waste in 2008, and sustainably collects, recycles and disposes materials for millions of customers every day. The company currently has more than 40,000 employees, including approximately 2,100 in Arizona, and expects an additional 600 positions in the state over time. Its industry-leading commitments to advance circularity, reduce emissions and decarbonize operations are helping deliver on its vision to partner with customers to create a more sustainable world.


“Republic Services’ new headquarters is a significant win as one of Arizona’s largest and most admired companies, ” said Sandra Watson, President and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority. “A prominent industry leader, we are proud Republic Services will extend its legacy in Arizona with its new headquarters, creating even more economic opportunity and enhancing Arizona’s sustainability footprint.”

"Republic Services' reinvestment and the relocation of its corporate headquarters in Greater Phoenix stands as a testament to the region's capacity to foster and cultivate innovation and will act to further strengthen our thriving ecosystem of sustainability-focused companies,” said Chris Camacho, President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. “With their steadfast commitment to sustainability and community, Republic Services has long been a trusted steward of our community and we look forward to being a partner in their continued growth and success in Greater Phoenix."

Republic Services is currently working with Crown Realty Group to acquire approximately 7-10 acres in the project known as CityNorth, located in the Desert Ridge community near 56th St. and the Loop 101. CityNorth is quickly becoming a new urban district that connects and energizes the existing and new developments at Desert Ridge.

“I am excited that we will be keeping Republic Services right here in Phoenix,” said Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego. “This news is a true testament to our burgeoning and growing local economy and will positively impact our entire community. We stand ready to continue working with Republic Services to better serve Phoenicians, mobilize more sustainability practices, and invest in neighborhoods across the city.”

“We welcome Republic Services and its employees to our vibrant CityNorth project helping to create a true urban environment where those employees can enjoy walking to 50 plus restaurants and entertainment venues while being steps away from their home, family and friends living in the state-of-the-art CityNorth luxury residential project currently being developed,” said Rick Carpinelli, Senior Vice President, Acquisition and Development, Crown Realty Group.

The development agreement authorization with Republic Services and Crown Realty Group, approved today by Phoenix City Council, will support the installation of public infrastructure improvements such as traffic signals, streetlights, pedestrian amenities, landscaping and sidewalks.

“Keeping a company like Republic Services here in Phoenix drives our economy and builds our community,” said Christine Mackay, Phoenix Economic Development Director. “Prestigious recognition such as being named one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies is a prime example of the top company caliber Phoenix attracts and we are proud to keep this company in the Valley.”


Media Contacts

Alyssa Tufts, Arizona Commerce Authority, [email protected]

Athena Sanchez, City of Phoenix, [email protected]

About Republic Services
Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is a leader in the environmental services industry. Through its subsidiaries, the Company provides customers with the most complete set of products and services, including recycling, solid waste, special waste, hazardous waste, container rental and field services. Republic's industry-leading commitments to advance circularity, reduce emissions and decarbonize operations are helping deliver on its vision to partner with customers to create a more sustainable world. For more information, please visit

About the Arizona Commerce Authority
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state's leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona's economy. The ACA uses a three-pronged approach to advance the overall economy: attract, expand, create - attract out-of-state companies to establish operations in Arizona; work with existing companies to expand their business in Arizona and beyond; and help entrepreneurs create new Arizona businesses in targeted industries. For more information, please visit and follow the ACA on Twitter @azcommerce.

About the City of Phoenix
Phoenix is the fifth-largest American city, home to 1.7 million people. The most populous state capital, it was named the 2017 “Highest Performing City” by Governing Magazine. Key industries include advanced business and financial services, technology, health and life sciences, hospitality, and advanced manufacturing. At 517 square miles, with world-renowned mountain trails and opportunity for diverse lifestyles, Phoenix has the shortest average commute times among the 12 largest U.S. metropolitan areas. Founded in 1868, Phoenix’s wild-west roots grew to host major events in a dynamic downtown for the Super Bowl, NCAA championships and music festivals. For more information, visit